Saturday 25th May 10am – 4.30pm
24 Rugby St, Merivale, Christchurch
About the Day Course
Mantra means ‘mind protection’. For centuries mantra recitation has been used to pacify negative thoughts and heals the mind. On this course, learn the meaning of mantra and how to combine mantra recitation with our meditations and daily life.
In the afternoon learn how to make your own a mala which is used for counting mantras. Suitable for beginners. Everyone welcome!
Cost: $75 – includes your own mala and morning/afternoon tea. Please bring your own lunch or there are cafes nearby.
Please note that Friends of the Centre will need to pay $20 for a mala if they wish to make one.
Booking is essential, so please book online now, or contact the Centre to book your place.
9.50 – 10.00am: Registration
10.00 – 11.15am Teaching
11.15 – 11.45am Morning tea
11.45 – 12.30pm Guided meditation
12.00 – 2.00pm Lunch break
2.00 – 3.15pm Making malas
3.15 – 3.45pm Afternoon tea
3.45 – 4.30pm Making malas
What to expect at a class
These classes are based on Buddha’s teachings on the mind, but you do not need to be a Buddhist to attend, or to benefit from them.
There is no physical exercise involved and you can choose to sit either in a chair or on a cushion.
These classes are suitable for all levels of experience.